Rolling Stone magazine’s EJ Dickson chats to the real estate specialist who has valued the sites of some of America’s most notorious crime scenes, from the JonBenét Ramsey house to the Heaven’s Gate mansion.
High-end affiliates put through nearly 30,500 seven-figure transactions in 2018, with an average value of $1.9m
European city plans to write a rental ban into new-build leasehold conditions.
A student accommodation scheme in Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg, has been named 2019’s Best Residential Development by a panel of judges in Cannes. Yorkshire’s ‘Future Park’ is this year’s ‘Best Futura Mega Project’.
The New York Times uses some spectacular visuals and harsh words to explore the USA’s biggest ever private mixed-use property venture – Hudson Yards.
Real estate giant predicts declines in transaction volumes ‘across a number of markets’ in 2019; full-year results reveal dip in group profits, although UK resi business turns in a ‘resilient’ performance in the face of ‘challenging’ conditions, with an eye-catching spike in super-prime deals.
Gianni Botsford’s striking “House in a Garden” in Notting Hill has been named as one of the world’s 15 best new buildings, alongside Thomas Heatherwick’s Coal Drops Yard, the Macallan’s new visitor centre in Scotland, and the Zaha Hadid-designed Morpheus Hotel in Macau.
‘Prime residential real estate values are settling into a pattern of slower, steadier price growth,’ says Savills, ‘and we do not expect to see a repeat of the double-digit annual price growth seen pre GFC.’
Savills has signed a residential association agreement with Cypriot agency Elit Blue.
The value of ‘passion assets’ – including whisky, art, classic cars and jewels – climbed by 9% last year, according to the latest Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index.
Monaco, Hong Kong, New York and London are the most expensive cities per square metre in the world, says Knight Frank.